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How do I calculate my electricity consumption?

Based on the previous information, we will help you calculate the monthly consumption of all your home appliances. For example, the monthly energy consumption of a 120W TV, which is turned on for 5 hours every day, would be calculated as follows:


Tips to save electricity

Enel Distribución Perú gives you some tips to achieve a smart electricity consumption, thereby helping the environment and your wallet.



  • Take advantage of natural light.
  • Use energy-efficient or LED light bulbs.
  • Turn off the lights when you are not using them.


  • Turn it on only when you are ready to use it.
  • Wait for your clothes to be dry before ironing.


  • Make sure to close the door well in order to avoid the cold from escaping.
  • Defrost your refrigerator if it starts to create layers of frost.
  • Do not put hot food or beverages inside your refrigerator; wait for them to cool down.
  • If possible, open the refrigerator only when you need to take something out.

Water heater

  • Turn it on one hour before using it; then turn it off or use a timer.
  • Make sure it works properly by maintaining it once a year.

Microwave oven

  • Before using it, defrost your food naturally.
  • Close its door after using it.
  • Chop your food so they heat up faster.


  • Use the sleep function to turn it off automatically.
  • Before buying a TV, remember LED TVs consume less energy.

Washing machine

  • If possible, use all its capacity when washing.
  • Maintain it every 6 months.

Consider these tips:

  • Buy home appliances that are marked with an energy-efficient label.
  • Replace your old home appliances, as they consume more electricity.
  • Save electricity by unplugging all the home appliances you are not using.
  • Remember that the home appliances that produce heat consume more electricity (microwave oven, iron, water heater). Use them with restraint.